This DeWalt Planer is designed to out-perform all other planers in its class! Powerful 15 Amp motor drives the cutterhead at 10,000 RPM handling deep cuts, up to 1/8", with ease in wide material....
DeWalt Planer 13" Two-Speed Specifications:
- Three-knife cutter-head delivers 30% longer knife life and a new design makes knife changes faster and easier
- Two speed gear box optimizes cuts per inch at 96 or 79
- Fan-assisted chip ejection vacuums chips off of the cutter-head and exhausts them out of the DeWalt Planer
- 19-3/4" cast aluminum base is twice as rigid as standard 10" bases and folding tables
- Automatic carriage lock reduces the movement that causes snipe without the need for manual engagement by the user
- Easy to read material removal gauge and extra-large thickness scale ensure accurate cuts with every pass
- Extra-large turret depth stop allows users to return to most frequently used thicknesses with ease
- Maximum depth of cut 1/8", 6" depth and 13" width capacity
- Includes dust hose adapter and ejection chute
- Weighs 101 lbs
The DeWalt Planer DW735X includes an extra set of knives and a set of infeed-outfeed tables.
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Christmastime is one of those perfect times of the year to make someone a special handmade gift. So I took to the shop after Thanksgiving, stepping away from my lathe and decided to do something different. With my daughter Maddy’s growing interest in baking, I decided to make her a heirloom Recipe Box as a Christmas gift. I purchased a Bubinga board about 6 ft.in length x 11″ wide x 3/4″ thick from Woodcraft. It had such beautiful figured grain and sort of a pink-brown color to it, perfect for my 16 year old. It has been a number of years (about 35!) since I’ve done any flat work, back in my Boardman High School days in Ohio, learning under the tutelage of Mr. Haug, my woodshop instructor.
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I recently purchased this planer. I'm an avid wood worker. I had gotten along ok without a planer. I borrowed one from a friend and decided it was time to purchase my own. I purchased the unit with the mobile base. The unit is heavy and the mobile base makes it easy to move around. I would strongly suggest purchasing the mobile base with this machine. Great machine, no snipe, smooth finish with little to no sanding.
Good planer, maybe a little too expensive for the amount of snipe I get. I get appx. 3" of snipe on each end, never consistently though, with the infeed and outfeed tables set proud to the planing surface. The real positive is it's depth consistency. I haven't really noticed much wandering there. You set a thickness and it stays put. I planed a bunch of oak for a kitchen remodel I did and the surface was nearly finish ready. It bogged down slightly on some 1/8" passes I did with the oak but overall is a decent little planer for anything but daily use. If you plan on using a planer daily, a bench planer obviously isn't the planer for you.
Massive snipe 3" on each side. I tried everything but it is always there. I have the extension tables and still get snipe.
too much snipe
I am a clock maker... I find no way to adjust out what I call excessive snipe- 3" on both ends!!! Both extension tables are 0 with main table. Even have 2' more of out table-also at 0. Primary cause is distance from roller to cutter head. Any help here?? If I have time, I glue sacrifice sticks on edges for the snipe to eat, or don't run stock thru after cutting to length. After a large # of bd ft have been run thru, I have lost some footage to the fire wood pile
New to Woodworking
I watched many a video, compare to other planers, and chose the Dewalt 735. I had used one in a woodcraft class and really liked it. I ordered the whole package with the stand and it works very well. The wood comes out so smooth it requires little to no sanding. The stand is a great addition and works very well. I can move the planer easily and it takes up very little space. The first board I have ever done looks better than anything I have purchased at the big box wood suppliers.
Great machine, even better with helix
After using the as-built DW735 for a year or so I upgraded in two significant fashions. I added a digital gauge, which was quite nice in comparison with previously estimating what fraction of a crank turn I needed for that finish cut. Even better, I added a spiral segmented cutterhead. (Rhymes with "helix", but Woodcraft apparently does not want other retailers mentioned. Too bad; actually WC should make arrangements to market it.) That nearly doubled the overall cost, but the DW735 was a great platform for the spiral cutter and I'd take this route again in a heartbeat. The two great advantages are (1) the finish is just about free of any need to sand, whereas the HSS factory blades kinda get to where they are pounding the wood off rather than cutting it, and (2) the lifetime of the 40 four-sided carbide cutters is immense compared with the steel Dewalt blades. That's true whether you measure lifetime in board feet processed per blade change, or board feet per buck. The latter is even more impressive than the former. The dust collection with a sufficiently powerful system drawing on a 4" hose is essentially dust free. I am pretty punctilious about shop cleanliness, and I don't even feel the need to reach for a broom after using the DW735. You can see it suck chips off the feed table after the board has passed through. The machine should be used with ear protection -- same as for many other machines around the shop. The high speed universal motor is a bit of a screamer, the ultimate advantage being lots of cuts per inch and a consequent smooth surface. I am particularly pleased with the small level of snipe resulting from the DW735's locking feed on the height adjustment. Upshot: Buy the DW735 and change it over to a segmented helical cutterhead forthwith. Both actions will make you a happy woodsmith.
Good Advise - Get a Planner
Works extremely well. I had to adjust the tray heights to be level.
It is still in the box
I am sure that it is a good product, it is still in the box but when i do get to use it i am sure that it will preform well & it will get a work out.
Wow, what a great addition to the shop!
I didn't know how much I needed a quality Plainer! Makes me look like a professional!
Bought this when Woodcraft ran the sale with a router thrown in. Recently unboxed them both and used them to build storage units with my daughter. Wow! What a great machine. Planed all 4 side of about 120 feet of poplar trim and dimensions were within 1/100" when finished as measured with a digital caliper. Very little snipe with infeed/outfeed tables. Smooth as glass finish. Dust collection is almost perfect when hooked up to my dust collector. It's heavy so portable is a relative term. Can't wait to use it again. Some rough sawn oak is in the next project.
Pleased after inital runs.
Mill kiln dried lumber + fine cuts for furniture projects. Only 100 bd feet through at this time. Need sturdier chain cover. Like the 13 " cuts. Great so far!
Excellent tool for small shop
Excellent value.Best planer for a small shop.Versatile.
Very Nice Machine
Machine is used in the workshop...works great.